First Draft

Video Transcript

Slide 1

Student: OK, now I’ve written the first draft of my paper.

Tutor: Very good! We’re making progress. Now we need to include the references.

Slide 2

Student: Oh, I did that already! And I’ve included all the citations.

Tutor: That’s right, but don’t forget to include the list of references at the end!

Slide 3

Student: How exactly do I write the list?

Tutor: That depends on what style your professor wants you to follow, so ask if you should use APA Style or MLA Style.

Student: What if I need more information about APA and MLA?

Slide 4

Select a link below to learn more about APA or MLA style.

APA Style

MLA Style

Slide 5

Student: I have done the list of references. So I guess I’m just about finished now, right?

Tutor: Oh no, not so fast! Now you have a good first draft of your paper, but you need to revise it. Revising is just as important as writing.

Slide 6

Next, select Reflection Questions: Developing Your Ideas in the menu on the left.

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